Towson University, Richmond & Newell Halls Renovations, Towson, MD
Our team provided Cost Estimating services for the historic preservation and restoration of Richmond and Newell Halls at Towson University, a 328 acre campus with 46 buildings and 4.2M sf of facility space serving 21,000 students. Richmond and Newell Halls are currently student residential facilities and administrative offices and were constructed in the early 1900’s. Together with Stephens Hall, the three buildings form the historical iconic image of the university. Both Richmond & Newell Halls are multi-story buildings totaling over 90,000sf with exterior walls of multi-wythe, solid brick in Flemish bond, trimmed by terra cotta at openings, corners, copings & miscellaneous decorative elements. Interior framing is steel and concrete with roof framed in steel & wood. Both buildings are fully heated, air conditioned and fully sprinklered. The purpose of the project is to detail a comprehensive exterior renovation of both buildings, interior mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems and equipment upgrades/replacements, and selected interior reconfiguration and renovation tasks. Project value is $100 million.
Owner: University System of Maryland
Client: Einhorn Yaffee Prescott